The 2AM Call

shadow call

She stood by the road just across our house in Batangas and waited there. She had stayed with my parents for almost a month, and it was time to head back home. The bus would be leaving at 3am, and she needed to catch a jeepney that would take her to the terminal. My cousin […]

My Top 20 Most Unforgettable Travel Moments of 2012 – Part 2

Some of the best destinations I visited last year

If you had met me ten or even five years ago, you’d probably see me as someone who was not the traveling type. And you would be right. Now that I think about it, if my past self were to see me now, he would be totally shocked, repeatedly hurling judging questions at me such […]

My Top 20 Most Unforgettable Travel Moments of 2012 – Part 1

Driving a speedboat for the first time. Sorry, blurred. Blame Kuya driver.

Year 2012 has been action-packed! I quit my full-time job and visited eight countries and territories. Eight is still a small number and many of them are within the same time zone but I see it as a good foreshadowing of a ’round the world trip that I plan to do in 2015. This year, […]

Media These Days and Christina Aguilera

Here's Us Weekly's misleading article.

Media these days. I don’t understand the hate and shade that have been thrown by the entertainment press towards Christina Aguilera. I know that media thrives in controversies but I can’t believe they will go this far or this low to spin stories or create something out of nothing. It is absolutely disgusting. Take a […]

The Poser Phase

got 2 believe y tu mama tambien

Y Tu Mama Tambien. Everyone nodded in approval. I heard a couple of Wows and someone quipped “Great choice.” I was at a college organization’s Orientation of Applicants. I was an applicant, scared shitless. Y Tu Mama Tambien was what I blurted out when I realized it was my turn to share what my favorite […]